Masterclasses

A Masterclass is a practical workshop, specific to the needs of oncology pharmacy practitioners which is facilitated by ISOPP leaders and oncology pharmacy experts.

Topics include: Oral Anticancer, Supportive Care, Safe Handling, and Advanced Aseptic Preparation.

In addition to hands on learning, participants have access to presentation materials post event. 

“Most impressive because I had a chance to learn from pharmacists from different countries”.
                                                                                     - 2019 London Masterclass Participant
 

 

Upcoming Masterclasses

AROPS 2020 Masterclass

Friday, May 15, 2020

Accra City Hotel, Accra, Ghana

 

ISOPP 2021 Masterclass

Sunday, March 14, 2021

Barcelo Sevilla Renacimiento, Seville, Spain

 

Past Masterclasses

ISOPP 2019 Masterclass

Monday, October 14, 2019
Novotel London West, London, UK

Topics: 

  • Aseptic Preparation

One full day practical advanced workshop on Aseptic Preparation, aimed at sharing practices and expanding the knowledge of oncology pharmacy practitioners; facilitated by ISOPP leaders and oncology pharmacy experts. 

 

AROPS 2019 Masterclass

Saturday, May 18, 2019

The Nairobi Hospital Convention Centre (TNHCC), Nairobi, Kenya

Topics: 

  • Aseptic Dispensing Masterclass

The Aseptic Dispensing Masterclass is aimed to introduce the concepts of reconstitution to minimize microbial and particulate contamination of a reconstituted intravenous product. The Masterclass will address the proper processes and techniques to intravenous drug reconstruction including “no-touch techniques” and “negative pressure techniques” and how to reconstitute cytotoxic drugs. This will include proper methods to assemble a needle and syringe, breaking ampoules and reconstituting vials. The Masterclass will address placement of items in a laminar flow cabinet and isolators as well as proper cleaning and disinfection of the cabinet/isolator. In addition, participants will also learn how to clean up a cytotoxic drug spill. 

  • Oral Anticancer Therapy Masterclass

The Masterclass on Oral Anticancer Therapies is aimed at providing an introduction to the important aspects of managing patients receiving oral anticancer therapies. Key concept such as clinical pharmacology, toxicities, drug and food interactions, adherence, and key points for patient education will be discussed. The process for safe prescription review and the appropriate handling and disposal of oral anticancer therapies will be outlined. Cases will be used to illustrate the practice of these concepts throughout the session. The class will wrap up a session designed to guide the pharmacist in the set-up of a pharmacist-run oral anticancer program.

For more information, Please visit the HOPAK website.

TUKED-ISOPP Masterclass

Thursday, October 4, Friday, October 5 and Saturday, October 6, 2018
Kusadasi, Turkey

Topics:

  • Safe Handling and Supportive Care
  • Oral Cancer Therapy
Facilitators: 
Harbans Dhillon, ISOPP Past President, Malaysia
Evelyn Handel, National Comprehensive Cancer Network, USA

 

SOBRAFO-ISOPP Masterclass

Saturday, May 19, 2018
Windsor Oceanico, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Topic: Cancer Supportive Care

Facilitators: 
Alexandre Chan, National University of Singapore, Singapore
John Wiernikowski, McMaster Children’s Hospital, Canada

For more information, visit the SOBRAFO Congress website.
 

ISOPP Masterclass

Saturday, April 14, 2018
Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai, China

Topics: Safe Handling and Supportive Care

Facilitators: 
Harbans Dhillon, ISOPP President, Malaysia 
Lita Chew, National Cancer Centre, Singapore
Alexandre Chan, National University of Singapore, Singapore 
Evelyn Handel, National Comprehensive Cancer Network, USA

TUKED-ISOPP Masterclass

Wednesday, March 7 and Thursday, March 8
Granada Luxury Belek Hotel, Belek Antalya, Turkey

Topics: Safe Handling and Supportive Care

Facilitators: 
Harbans Dhillon, ISOPP President, Malaysia
Alexandre Chan, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Mustafa Gonen, TUKED President, Turkey